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Vulnerability Assessment Details

DameWare Mini Remote Control Authentication Credentials Persistence Weakness

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for authentication credentials persistence weakness in DameWare Mini Remote Control

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote Windows host contains an application that is prone to an
information disclosure issue.

Description :

According to its version number, the copy of DameWare Mini Remote
Control installed on the remote host permits a local user to recover
authentication credentials because the application stores sensitive
information in memory as plain text - username, password, hostname,
etc in the case of the 'DWRCC' client process and username (but not
password) and authentication type in the case of the 'DWRCS' server
process.

See also :

http://www.shellsec.net/leer_advisory.php?id=7
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2005-04/0225.html
http://www.dameware.com/support/security/bulletin.asp?ID=SB5

Solution :

Upgrade to DameWare Mini Remote Control 3.80 / 4.9 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:R/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 13199

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2007 Tenable Network Security

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